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OhioHealth EMS Update, August 8, 2015 at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

OhioHealth EMS Update
Issues in Trauma and Critical Care
Saturday, August 8, 2015   0900-1600

OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
111 South Grant Ave
Hugenberger Auditorium
Columbus Ohio 43215

Note: Hugenberger Auditorium is located behind the main cafeteria on the 2nd floor. Enter the hospital’s main entrance, take the lobby stairs or elevator to the second floor and circle around the cafeteria to the auditorium.

Agenda

OHEMS Update 2015 Summer 2015-04-20

 

Registration

OhioHealth EMS Update flyer with registration form

Save-the-Date

  • The Ohio EMS Conference: May 18, 2015
  • OhioHealth EMS Fall Update: November 7, 2015

Additional Information

Online: Contact Us
Email: ems@ohiohealth.com
Telephone: (614) 566.9111

Visit OhioHealthEMS.com for more information about our programs.

OhioHealth Grant Medical Center Re-Verified as a Level I Trauma Center!

IMG_0037.JPGWe are proud to share with you that OhioHealth Grant Medical Center has been re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Level I re-verification means we continue to provide the highest quality of surgical care to trauma patients. A variety of criteria must be met to be verified, including having specialized surgeons on-call and in the hospital around the clock, a helipad to transport patients, physicians and nurses specially trained in trauma care, state-of-the-art diagnostic and testing equipment, providing injury prevention programs in the community and conducting research in an effort to improve trauma care in the state and across the nation. The VRC of the ACS has awarded Grant its certificate of verification every three years since 1993. Grant Level I Trauma is one of the most active and fastest growing trauma centers in central Ohio, providing a full range of care to thousands of seriously injured patients regardless of severity or complexity.

Did you Graduate of Grant’s EMT or Paramedic Program? If so, You’re Invited to…

… join us for the 2015 Alumni Breakfast during The Ohio EMS Conference on May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Graduates, students, faculty and staff of the Franklin County Firefighters/OhioHealth Grant Medical Center EMS Professions EMT and Paramedic Schools are invited to attend a private breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. that celebrates the successes of our program and its people. The tie between our students — those past, present and future — forms a solid foundation that contributes to an environment of professionalism, camaraderie and lifelong learning among EMS professionals throughout the region. Come network with others, enjoy a great breakfast and honor this year’s recipient of the Excellence in EMS Education award.

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Free EMS Instructor Development CE at The Ohio EMS Education Forum, May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center

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WE hope you’ll join for The Ohio EMS Conference and The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum on May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center! Visit OhioHealthEMS.com for details and online registration for this free, fun, educational event.

The Ohio EMS Education Forum is a free, interactive event for Chiefs, EMS Educators/Instructors, Coordinators, Training Officers, Preceptors, Medical Directors, and others with an interest in EMS education.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend the opening ceremonies and opening keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference before the forum begins. The forum will end just before the closing keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference, allowing participants an opportunity to attend.

AMONG THE PRESENTATIONS ARE:
National Certification Starts in the Classroom
Severo Rodriguez, MS, NRP, LP, AEMCA
National Registry of Emergency
Medical Technicians

The Smart Series — Instructor Edition:
Teaching Boomers to Millennials
Kathryn Leugers, Psy.D., MBA

Personality Styles and the Adult Learner
Joe Dorrian, MA
OhioHealth Organizational Effectiveness

Twins and Triplets — Interesting Scientific
Lessons from Resuscitation Science
Henry E. Wang, MD, MS

The Essentials of Workplace Education
Linda Mirarchi, PhD
Ohio Division of EMS

Can Compassion be Taught?
Mary Walters, MS, RN, CLC
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Meet Dr. Robert Lowe, OhioHealth System EMS Medical Director.

rob lowe 800x600Dr. Lowe has worked in OhioHealth Doctors Hospital’s Emergency Department for nearly 10 years. He is the EMS medical director to more than 10 Ohio Fire Departments. Dr. Lowe is an active EMS mentor and frequently requested speaker and educator. He is an avid hands-on practitioner with an interest is simulation and creating real-life experiences for the learner. Dr. Lowe is also board certified in EMS, a new subspecialty in organized medicine (approximately 235 physicians in the country currently hold this board certification).  He is active in Central Ohio Trauma System, currently serving as President of the Board. And serves on the National EMS Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

For additional information, please contact OhioHealth EMS by email: ems@ohiohealth.com, by phone: (614) 566-9111 or mail: OhioHealth EMS, 393 E Town St, Ste 214, Columbus Oh 43215.

Meet Dr. Eric Cortez, OhioHealth System EMS Associate Medical Director.

eric cortez 800x600Dr. Eric Cortez is a fellowship-trained EMS physician and board-certified emergency medicine physician. He practices at Ohio Health Doctors Hospital’s Emergency Department, and also serves as associate medical director for the Columbus Division of Fire. He is a member of the medical oversight committee for the Ohio Department of Public Safety EMS Board, and the prehospital and clinical trauma committees for the Central Ohio Trauma Systems. He is actively involved in several EMS education, quality improvement and research endeavors.

For additional information, please contact OhioHealth EMS by email: ems@ohiohealth.com, by phone: (614) 566-9111 or mail: OhioHealth EMS, 393 E Town St, Ste 214, Columbus Oh 43215.

Meet Holly Herron, OhioHealth System EMS Program Director.

holly herron 800x600Holly Herron has served as the LifeLink and EMS education program manager since 1995. In addition, she’s clinical coordinator of the undergraduate program for Otterbein University’s department of nursing. She was also an active flight nurse for over 30 years with Life Flight and MedFlight.  Holly has 35 years of critical care nursing and paramedic experience. She is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and holds a post-graduate certificate in Advanced Practice Nurse Education.

For additional information, please contact OhioHealth EMS by email: ems@ohiohealth.com, by phone: (614) 566-9111 or mail: OhioHealth EMS, 393 E Town St, Ste 214, Columbus Oh 43215.

OhioHealth is EMS Strong and Getting Stronger

You may have noticed subtle changes over the last several months such as the rebranding of this web site! But there are more changes occurring—all designed around strengthening the ways that we connect with and support our partners in EMS.

It’s all come to fruition as the broadened OhioHealth Emergency Medical Services program. You are familiar with the educational aspects of our program. WE have been partners with EMS since the inception of Grant Life Flight, LifeLink and our EMT and Paramedics Schools in 1982. We have more than a dozen active physicians serving as EMS Medical Directors, and now WE are a coordinated system, a group of EMS Medical Directors and Leaders, with shared resources and experiences.

Our Medical Directors are involved as local community leaders and serve in leadership roles at OhioHealth hospitals and emergency departments. Many serve leadership EMS roles in regional, state and even national organizations. Our EMS physicians are backed by the resources of OhioHealth. From trauma to obstetrics, orthopedics to oncology, and cardiovascular to neuroscience, we offer a full service resource for your organizations and your patients’ needs, including simulation and experiential learning.

OhioHealth EMS is now led by Robert Lowe, MD, medical director; Eric Cortez, MD, associate medical director; and system program director Holly Herron, DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN, CEN, Paramedic. This leadership team brings a breadth of experience to the program, having spent years collaborating with EMS.

rob lowe 800x600Dr. Lowe has worked in OhioHealth Doctors Hospital’s Emergency Department for nearly 10 years. He is the EMS medical director to more than 10 Ohio Fire Departments. Dr. Lowe is an active EMS mentor and frequently requested speaker and educator. He is an avid hands-on practitioner with an interest is simulation and creating real-life experiences for the learner. Dr. Lowe is also board certified in EMS, a new subspecialty in organized medicine (approximately 235 physicians in the country currently hold this board certification).  He is active in Central Ohio Trauma System, currently serving as President of the Board. And serves on the National EMS Committee of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

eric cortez 800x600Dr. Eric Cortez is a fellowship-trained EMS physician and board-certified emergency medicine physician. He practices at Ohio Health Doctors Hospital’s Emergency Department, and also serves as associate medical director for the Columbus Division of Fire. He is a member of the medical oversight committee for the Ohio Department of Public Safety EMS Board, and the prehospital and clinical trauma committees for the Central Ohio Trauma Systems. He is actively involved in several EMS education, quality improvement and research endeavors.

holly herron 800x600Holly Herron has served as the LifeLink and EMS education program manager since 1995. In addition, she’s clinical coordinator of the undergraduate program for Otterbein University’s department of nursing. She was also an active flight nurse for over 30 years with Life Flight and MedFlight.  Holly has 35 years of critical care nursing and paramedic experience. She is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and holds a post-graduate certificate in Advanced Practice Nurse Education.

Everything we do comes down to improving the health of those we serve. And, our EMS partners make that possible. You are a big part of WE. Moving into the future, we’re committed to making our OhioHealth EMS program even STRONGER. Our leaders welcome feedback, so to reach them, please contact the OhioHealth EMS program by email: ems@ohiohealth.com, by phone: (614) 566-9111 or mail: OhioHealth EMS, 393 E Town St, Ste 214, Columbus Oh 43215.

 

 

 

 

Agenda, Speakers & Topics: The Ohio EMS Education Forum, May 18, 2015

We hope you’ll join for The Ohio EMS Conference and The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum on May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center! Visit OhioHealthEMS.com for details and online registration for this free, fun, educational event.

The Ohio EMS Education Forum is a free, interactive event for Chiefs, EMS Coordinators, Training Officers, Preceptors, Medical Directors, and others with an interest in EMS education.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend the opening ceremonies and opening keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference before the forum begins. The forum will end just before the closing keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference, allowing participants an opportunity to attend.

AMONG THE PRESENTATIONS ARE:
National Certification Starts in the Classroom
Severo Rodriguez, MS, NRP, LP, AEMCA
National Registry of Emergency
Medical Technicians

The Smart Series — Instructor Edition:
Teaching Boomers to Millennials
Kathryn Leugers, Psy.D., MBA

Personality Styles and the Adult Learner
Joe Dorrian, MA
OhioHealth Organizational Effectiveness

Twins and Triplets — Interesting Scientific
Lessons from Resuscitation Science
Henry E. Wang, MD, MS

The Essentials of Workplace Education
Linda Mirarchi, PhD
Ohio Division of EMS

Can Compassion be Taught?
Mary Walters, MS, RN, CLC
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Agenda, Speakers & Topics: The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum, May 18, 2015

We hope you’ll join for The Ohio EMS Conference and The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum on May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center! Visit OhioHealthEMS.com for details and online registration for this free, fun, educational event.

The Ohio EMS Leadership Forum is a free, interactive event for Chiefs, EMS Coordinators, EMS Officers and others with an interest in EMS leadership and management.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend the opening ceremonies and opening keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference before the forum begins. The forum will end just before the closing keynote of The Ohio EMS Conference, allowing participants an opportunity to attend.

AMONG THE PRESENTATIONS ARE:
Lessons in Leadership: The Nature of Trust
and Collaboration
Joe Dorrian, MA
OhioHealth Organizational Effectiveness

2015 Ways to Practice EBM:
Why We Need Both Evidence-Based
and Experience-Based Medicine
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH

Homeland Security — An All
Hazards Approach
Assistant Chief Karry Ellis
Columbus Division of Fire

Leading by Example
Chief Rick Lasky
Operationalizing the Rescue Task Force
Robert A. Lowe, MD, FACEP
OhioHealth EMS

Battalion Chief Chris Grile, BS, EMT-P
Norwich Twp Fire Dept

Ethical Decision Making
Gordon Graham

 

Agenda, Speakers & Topics: The Ohio EMS Conference, May 18, 2015

We hope you’ll join for The Ohio EMS Conference on May 18, 2015 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center! Visit OhioHealthEMS.com for details and online registration for this free, fun, educational event.

Conference Agenda:

8:45 to 9 a.m.
OPENING CEREMONY AND WELCOME
Michael Lawson
M. Shay O’Mara, MD, MBA, FACS
Holly Herron, DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN, CEN, Paramedic

9 to 9:15 a.m.
THE JOHN P. MOORE MEMORIAL EMS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE
Paul W. Gabriel, MD FACEP
Holly Herron, DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN, CEN, Paramedic

9:15 to 10:05 a.m.
I NEVER WANT TO SEE YOU IN COURT, IN THE MORGUE,
OR IN PRISON
Gordon Graham

10:05 to 10:25 a.m.
BREAK

10:25 to 11:10 a.m.
TOPICS IN TRAUMA CARE
M. Shay O’Mara, MD, MBA, FACS

11:10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
IT’S NOT ABOUT THE MONEY
Chief Rick Lasky

12 to 1 p.m. LUNCH

1 to 1:20 p.m.
A FAMILY’S STORY
Paul W. Gabriel, MD, FACEP

1:20 to 2:05 p.m.
FAMOUS FATALS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM CELEBRITY DEATHS
Robert A. Lowe, MD, FACEP

2:05 to 2:30 p.m. BREAK

2:30 to 3:20 p.m.
SO YOU WANT TO RANDOMIZE …. AIRWAY DEVICES?
Henry E. Wang, MD, MS

3:20 to 4:05 p.m.
CURRENT PEDIATRIC TOPICS
Ann Dietrich, MD, FAAP, FACEP

4:05 to 4:30 p.m.
BREAK

4:30 to 5:20 p.m.
DUMB-FOUNDED DISCOVERIES:
INDEX CASES THAT CHANGED OUR PRACTICE
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH

DON’T MIND THE PRESSURE, GO WITH THE FLOW:
2015 WAYS WE’RE PUSHING THE CPR ENVELOPE?
Paul E. Pepe, MD, MPH

5:20 to 5:30 p.m.
CLOSING COMMENTS AND EVALUATIONS
Holly Herron, DNP, RN, CNS, CCRN, CEN, Paramedic